Tag: fertilizer

BayoTech closes $12.5M Series B financing, gets fertilizer partner

BayoTech closes $12.5M Series B financing, gets fertilizer partner

April 15, 2018 |

In New Mexico, BayoTech, Inc., developer of advanced chemical reactors for the distributed production of hydrogen and fertilizers, closed a $12.5 million Series B round of financing. BayoTech also welcomed one of the world’s largest fertilizer companies as a strategic partner and investor. The partner participated in the Series B round of financing along with […]

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Phosphorus fertilizer use can be reduced by using zinc oxide nanoparticles, finds WashU study

Phosphorus fertilizer use can be reduced by using zinc oxide nanoparticles, finds WashU study

May 1, 2016 |

In Missouri, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a way to reduce the use of fertilizer made from rock phosphorus and still see improvements in the growth of food crops by using zinc oxide nanoparticles. This is the first study to show how to mobilize native phosphorus in the soil using zinc […]

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Danish researchers find power and fertilizer from show

Danish researchers find power and fertilizer from show

November 13, 2013 |

In Denmark, Biomass DTU, DONG Energy and Bregentved Gods estate intend to show that agricultural biomass can be used both as a renewable energy source and as a substitute for costly fertilizer. Thermal gasification converts biomass into a combustible gas in an oxygen-poor environment, the bi-product being bio-ash. The gas can then be used to […]

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McGregor Company buys shuttered biodiesel plant

McGregor Company buys shuttered biodiesel plant

September 9, 2013 |

In Washington state, the McGregor Company has invested more than $2M into rehabilitating a shuttered biodiesel production plant into a fertilizer distribution facility. The old biodiesel faicility was built by the county Public Development Authority, but was put up for auction after the biodiesel company shut down. McGregor was the only bidder, and hopes to […]

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New essay on bioenergy, fertilizer, wastewater remediation

New essay on bioenergy, fertilizer, wastewater remediation

[ 1 ] April 25, 2011 |

In an original essay published today at biofuelsdigest.com, “Wastewater-based fertilization of bioenergy crops,” environmental attorney Steven Medina writes: “He intensively grows corn for ethanol in clay soil that once grew corn for bootleg liquor and a variety of other crops to varying degrees of success, allowing my mother’s family to survive but never thrive. He […]

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